Hong Kong: The first Hong Kong students of the Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma (NED) – a formally accredited, post-graduate level qualification for aspiring and existing non executive directors – will graduate on February 11th. The course is the first of its kind and has been fully booked in London and Hong Kong since its launch in 2011.
Twenty-two senior executives took the six-month course from various industries including logistics, pharmaceuticals, banking, legal and private equity. Delegates came from across Asia: Vietnam, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong and the Philippines.
FT.com MD Rob Grimshaw said: “With almost half of traffic to FT.com now coming from mobile devices, we are taking a mobile-first approach, extending and improving our presence on all key mobile channels. We aim to make reading the FT an optimal experience for our audience, available on whichever channel or platform they use. The redesign for Android builds on the success of our revamped FT web app for Apple devices last year, which resulted in a significant increase in the amount of content consumed through the app.”
Improved features of the FT Android App redesign include